Fireplace

A 90-post collection

Clean Your Fireplace Surround When the Heating Season Comes to an End

Fireplaces and wood burners are being used less and less now that the weather is getting warmer. So it is a great time to start thinking about cleaning up the soot and smoke residue that has accumulated over the last few months. The fireplace surround is always the most difficult »

Spring Cleaning Process for your Fireplace

Spring cleaning is not just for your homes walls and windows. You should not overlook your fireplace during spring cleaning. Cleaning your fireplace annually is a must to keep it in healthy working order. The three main areas to focus on when spring cleaning your fireplace are the surround, firebox, »

Dressing a Fireplace for the Spring Season

A fireplace is mostly used during the winter months and is the center of attention during that time as well but just because it is warmer outside doesn’t mean that your fireplace can’t continue to be the center of attention. Keep your fireplace looking beautiful and dress it »

Learn about the History of Heating your Home with Wood Heat

We have been discussing all of the benefits of heating with wood but how many of you really know about the history of heating with wood? Humans have been heating with fire by burning wood for over a million years. Over the many years the process of heating with wood »

Heat with Wood - Support Local Economy, Not Corporate Giants

Hello I’m Melissa from NorthlineExpress and today I would like to share some facts with you that you will enjoy knowing if you are considering purchasing a wood heating unit for your home. With costs of heat fuel sources like oil, natural gas, propane, and electricity seeming to only »

Product Comparison: Jensen's Real Flame and Sunjel Gel Fuel

Do you enjoy the ambiance that a fire burning in a fireplace offers but hate the mess and hassle that it brings? You are in luck we have an alternative fuel source for you. Gel Fuel is an alternative that will give you the look of a real fire with »

Dangers of Creosote Build-up for Chimneys and Homes

Wood burners that have been heating with wood for years are familiar with the dangers of having excess amounts of creosote in a chimney flue. However, homeowners that are new to wood burning may not. So today we are going to take a look creosote, what it is, and how »

Learn More about the Different Styles of Fireplace Grate Heaters

Heating with a traditional open fireplace is not going to be the most beneficial option. The majority of the heat is going to go straight up the chimney flue. However, you can increase the efficiency of a traditional fireplace by installing a fireplace grate heater. There are many different styles »

How to Considerably Lower the Risk of a Chimney Fire

Well the wood burning season is not quite over yet which means that we are not out of the woods when it comes to the risk of a chimney fire. The risk is there as long as you are burning wood in a fireplace or wood stove. The health of »

Johnny Beard Fireplace Bellows - The Best on the Market

If you are in the market for a new fireplace bellow boy do we have a line for you to look at! The Johnny Beard Company offers a large selection of beautifully handcrafted bellows. Each bellow is made from only the finest of woods. The Johnny Beard Company The use »

Should You Remove Wood Ash Completely After Each Burn?

As a wood burner you know well that burning wood leaves behind ashes. The type of wood that you burn is directly related to the amounts of wood ash that you will be left with, but there will always be ashes remaining with a wood fire. There has been a »

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Ethanol Fireplaces

Are you looking to add a beautiful fire feature to your home but do not want to spend a large amount of money to install a gas or masonry fireplace? I have a solution for you… Ethanol Fireplaces. There are many different models to choose from and they come in »

How to get Your Fire Going with a Power Bellows

I am sure most of you serious wood burners out there have experienced trying to get a stubborn fire going by blowing on it until your lungs are hurting or you have a set of old fashioned bellows that are just not as simple to use. That is why our »